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Automated License Plate Readers: Are We Sacrificing Privacy For Security?
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Automated License Plate Readers: Are We Sacrificing Privacy For Security?

After a day at work, you pull into the parking lot of your apartment complex and someone knows you& 39;ve arrived home. Your trip to the grocery store is also noted, and if you grab a friend and drive to the beach for a weekend of sun and surf, someone knows about that as well.Welcome to the world of Automated License Plate Readers, or ALPRs.

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Location-Based AI Will Enable an Efficient Future

Just 4 anonymous points of location data are enough to predict your identity through AI.January 09, 2020Location tracking and the data it provides will be vital to the future of smart cities, transportation, and other more granular technologies, like ride-sharing. HERE technologies are one of the companies making that location data possible.
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Uncover the Possibilities of AI and Machine Learning With This Bundle

This 4-course bundle is packed with over 280 lessons that will introduce you to NLP, computer vision, data visualization, and much moreJanuary 19, 2020If you want to be competitive in an increasingly data-driven world, you need to have at least a baseline understanding of AI and machine learning—the driving forces behind some of today’s most important technologies.
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Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence Are More Linked Than You'd Expect

Linking dopamine and temporal difference learning, DeepMind AI shared their interesting discovery in a blog post.January 17, 2020Artificial Intelligence (AI) is more linked to dopamine-reinforced learning than you may think. That& 39;s a mouthful, so for now just think of Pavlov& 39;s dog study.DeepMind AI published a blog post on their discovery that the human brain and AI learning methods are closely linked when it comes to learning through reward.
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Elon Musk Will Host a "Super Fun" AI Party at His House in a Few Weeks

Get your thinking caps ready for the AI-driven hackathon, as invitations will be sent out soon.February 03, 2020It& 39;s time to celebrate: Tesla& 39;s CEO and co-founder, Elon Musk just shared a post on Twitter that he& 39;ll be hosting a hackathon at his house in four weeks& 39; time with his Tesla AI/Autopilot team and & 34;others.
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Will AI and Generative Design Steal our Engineering Jobs?

AI is advancing to a point where it can do many tasks of an engineer completely autonomously. How will more advanced AI technologies affect our jobs as engineers?February 19, 2020In our current state, artificial intelligence and generative design are some of the most exciting advances in engineering technology.
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Facebook, Google, and Apple visit European Commission in talks on new AI Policy

Big tech companies are debating the dangers of artificial intelligence with the EU.February 17, 2020Though artificial intelligence (AI) is already changing our lives for the better, many experts believe it could also be a serious danger to humanity in the future if it is left unregulated.The European Union has recently led the way when it comes to efforts to keep big tech companies, with their immense power, in check.
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Leveraging AI to Help People with Disabilities Use the Web: accessiBe

In collaboration withStudio WorksWeb accessibility platforms such as accessiBe, leverage artificial intelligence to enable site owners to instantly address accessibility issues.February 17, 2020Despite the developments in connectivity, such as faster and cheaper internet and affordable devices, people with disabilities still struggle to enjoy the web.
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For the First Time Ever, Artificial Intelligence Helps Discover New Antibiotic

The MIT team says that the antibiotic kills some of the most dangerous and resistant strains of bacteria.February 21, 2020The team used a machine-learning algorithm to discover the drug halicinCollins Lab at MITAntibiotics are a proven, and rigid, method for ridding our bodies of harmful bacteria. However, many of these bacteria are becoming, or have already become, resistant to many of the drugs we use to fight them.
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Tech Industry Heeds Calls for Better Protection against Online Child Abuse

In collaboration withStudio WorksChild abuse is an online global crisis that grabs the attention of all stakeholders. AI start-up L1ght, is one of them.March 09, 2020According to research, up to 1 billion children aged 2 to 17 have experienced some form of abuse in 2014. While technological advances have brought about many benefits, the boom of the internet, social networking platforms, and mobile computing has also created channels, through which child abuse and predatory acts on children can happen.
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AI Could Eliminate the Need for Custom Designs

White-collar jobs aren’t safe from automation, and eventually, robots and AI software will be able to do your job better than you can.Automation has slowly been creeping into the industry for many years now. The shift to machine work first began with the industrial revolution, where 70 of all American workers made their livings on farms.
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AI and Humans Working Together Could Predict the Future

Researchers from the University of Southern California have been working on the predictive project for two years.March 19, 2020Researchers from the University of Southern California& 39;s (USC) Viterbi Information Sciences Institute (ISI) are working hard on being able to predict the future. Imagine knowing when an earthquake was going to hit a region a month in advance?
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Tokyo Unmanned Convenience Store Uses AI to Prevent Theft

The store was successful in spotting thefts in demonstrations.March 23, 2020Artificial intelligence (AI) is showing up everywhere from law firms to human resources. Now, it is being used in convenience stores to allow for speedy checkout and theft prevention.RELATED: 17 INTERESTING VENDING MACHINES IN JAPAN YOU& 39;LL BE SURPRISED TO KNOW EXIST UnmannedOn Monday an AI-powered convenience store opened at a station on Tokyo& 39;s Yamanote loop line, reported The Mainichi.
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AI Gone Wrong: the Great British Bake Off Becomes an Optical Nightmare

This is a version of the TV show you won& 39;t want to see.March 31, 2020When Artificial Intelligence (AI) works as planned it can create some incredible things, but one thing it doesn& 39;t do well is understand context. This was made all too clear when a researcher, and fan of the Great British Bake Off, trained AI to replicate images of her beloved TV show.
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Google Researchers Create AI-ception with an AI Chip That Speeds Up AI

Using a reinforcement-learning algorithm, the AI has learnt to optimize the placement of components on a computer chip.March 30, 2020Reinforcement learning algorithms may be the next best thing since sliced bread for engineers looking to improve chip placement.Researchers from Google have created a new algorithm that has learned how to optimize the placement of the components in a computer chip, so as to make it more efficient and less power-hungry.
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Tech Leaders Have Strong Opinions on Artificial Intelligence

What do you think about artificial intelligence? Will AI help usher in a new age in human innovation? Or will AI bring on the destruction of humanity? Artificial Intelligence has become one of the most polarizing technologies of the past 50 years, debated among researchers, CEOs, and even in our movies.
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Google Researchers Use AI to Teach Robots to Move like Real Dogs

The new robots have been given unprecedented agility.April 05, 2020Google researchers have used artificial intelligence (AI) to teach robots how to move with the agility of real animals (in this case, dogs). They describe their experiment in a blog released this week.RELATED: CASSIE THE ROBOT SHOWS OFF AGILE MOVEMENT IN SLICK NEW PROMO VIDEOAgile behavior& 34;First, we describe how robots can learn agile behaviors by imitating motions from real animals, producing fast and fluent movements like trotting and hopping.
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Even with a Ton of Data, AI Can't Predict a Child's Future

Princeton University researchers used multi-year datasets and still couldn& 39;t reach a conclusion using AI.April 07, 2020Predicting certain future outcomes can be highly beneficial in life, especially in the policy-making world, in mathematics, in business, among other scenarios.So when a trio of social scientists from Princeton University in the U.
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MIT Researchers Turn COVID-19 into a Classical Melody Using AI

This project could help scientists better understand the coronavirus.April 07, 2020Comprehending how the coronavirus works is crucial right now as the outbreak keeps spreading across the world. Scientists and researchers are turning to novel ways to do so, and one such method was turning the coronavirus into a tune.
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